Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi at an event at Columbia University, New York, USA, in September 2012.  Photo: AFP.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s health ‘still good’

The press staff of the NLD Party confirmed State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi was in good health while under house arrest.

“We are told that State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi is in good health in Naypyidaw. As far as I know, she is still under house arrest,” said Kyi Toe, the party’s press officer. National Alliance for Democracy Myanmar (NLD) rights, posted today on Facebook.

After the military coup on the morning of February 1, Ms. Suu Kyi was placed under house arrest in Naypyidaw and believed to be safe. Neighboring neighbors said that they still saw Suu Kyi walking inside his private mansion on the morning of February 2.

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi at an event at Columbia University, New York, USA, in September 2012. Image: AFP.

Herve Lemahieu, an expert from Australia’s Lowy Institute, previously said that the military was able to make a strategic decision to keep information about Suu Kyi private while under house arrest at her residence in Naypyidaw, far from all. crowded central area.

Lemahieu added that ensuring Suu Kyi’s good health helps to benefit the military. “Senior officials are aware that if she falls ill or dies while being arrested, people will suspect bad behavior, leading to the risk of provoking an extremely violent reaction,” the expert explained. .

The Myanmar military had previously announced that it had to deploy forces to arrest government leaders to address allegations of “election fraud” in the November general election, when Suu Kyi’s NLD party won a victory. island.

Governor General Min Aung Hlaing, commander-in-chief of the armed forces of Myanmar, is now in control of the country, although former General Myint Swe is currently the president. In a Facebook post, Aung Hlaing said the overthrow of State Counselor Suu Kyi’s government was “inevitable”.

This morning, the Myanmar army continued to arrest Win Htein, the senior leader of the NLD, and the confidant of Suu Kyi. Myanmar’s Association for Supporting Political Prisoners (AAPP) said on Wednesday that about 147 people have been arrested since the coup, which includes activists, lawmakers and government officials. by Ms. Suu Kyi.

Ngoc Anh (According to the AFP)


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